The IPCC report concludes that unfettered climate change will cause glaciers to melt, destroy oceanic ecosystems, accelerate sea level rise, and wreak havoc on the earth. Despite all this, our guests say there still is hope.
The policies of Brazil’s right-wing president Jair Bolsonaro are provoking more forest fires and deforestation, not only in the Amazon rainforest. Environmental activists are now trying to counter the trend by engaging in reforestation.
Real News climate correspondents Dharna Noor and Dimitri Lascaris discuss the UN Climate Summit, the past week’s climate justice demonstrations, Greta Thunberg’s presence and attacks against her, and the promise of this movement.
16-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg opened the summit with a damning message and a call for transformative policy—but world leaders didn’t deliver.
Re-posted with permission from: johnhalle.com By John Halle For some of us who were there, Friday’s Climate Strike brought back memories of Feb. 15, 2003 when one to two million of us flooded the streets of New York City. It was a huge organizational success, over 3000 groups collaborating to bring together what remains the…
Pink Floyd co-founder and activist Roger Waters speaks to the Real News at the People’s Mobilization Against the U.S. War Machine in New York City.
“People are suffering. People are dying. Entire ecosystems are collapsing. We are in the beginning of a mass extinction and all you can talk about is the money, and fairytales of eternal economic growth. How dare you?”
Monday morning’s commute was disrupted in the nation’s capital when activists blocked 22 intersections to demand action from leaders to address climate change.
At the first Designing A Green New Deal conference, essayist Mary Annaïse Heglar explains the role of storytelling and emotion in the fight for climate justice
Over 100 people testified at a hearing lasting over seven hours on the Tropical Forest Standard, a plan to extend California’s cap-and-trade program to global tropical forests. Critics call it a false solution to the climate crisis.